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DREAMHACK CASEMOD CHAMPIONSHIP

Since the start of DreamHack in 1994 there has always been an audience with a lot passion for creative activities, mods, programming and graphics. The Casemod Championship is a competition for both non-professional modders and creators. Above all else, it’s a classic DreamHack activity. With this year’s edition, we want to keep it simple so that people can participate with pre-built systems.

The Master Class

The contestants for this competition will be, by the judges: pre-selected from the on-line applications made in advance at Sweclockers.com. The selected contestants will then be invited to the competition at DreamHack Summer.

Sign up here. The sign ups closes 20th May 2017.
Contact and questions: dreamhack@sweclockers.com

The Open Class: Where everyone can sign up at the event

On the 17th and 18th of June between 20:00 – 21:30 CEST, the contestants can get their cases and mods reviewed by judges and apply for the Open Class. This will be held in the Fan Zone area in “Lobby syd” (Lobby South). Judges will be present and decide who qualifies to the finals. Contestants from the Master Class can’t participate in the Open Class.

Rules

  • You can compete with an existing build
  • Each entry must be a functional PC system. Fully functional power socket, display output and USB input is mandatory. The system must be able to display picture on screen and respond to input.  
  • The entry cannot have been in any previous competitions prior to 1 jan. 2017
  • Contestants in the Master Class can’t compete in the Open Class
  • The contestants are limited to one entry per physical person
  • The contestant must be the creator of the build
  • Registration for Master class is open between 17-05-02 and 17-05-20
  • The Community votes for Open Class will take place on Sweclockers.com between 17-06-18 22:00 and 17-06-19 19:00
  • There is no limitation of materials used
  • Each contestant must be available upon request to display the entry in Sweclockers booth at DHS17
  • Each contestant must be present at DHS17 and have a valid ticket (any ticket is valid).
  • To be able to win, the contestant and entry needs to be present at the finals in Hall B. 17-06-19 20:00
  • Registration for open class will take place on DreamHack Summer 2017. 17-06-17 to 17-06-18

Judging assessments

  • Overall design
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality of craftsmanship
  • Innovation
  • Use of hardware (not performance)

 Open Class – Jury vote

  • Best original design
  • Most creative/unique
  • Best overall build (quality, details etc.)

Open Class community vote

  • Best cable management / sleeving
  • Best compact SFF
  • Best cooling solution
  • Best theme/color
  • Best case mod (A mod built from an existing bought retail PC Case)
  • Best scratch build (A mod built from anything other than a PC Case)

Schedule

Open class Signup & Judging, and master class display

Location: Fan Zone at Area “Lobby Syd”
Saturday 17th Jun: 20:00-21:30 CEST
Sunday 18th Jun: 20:00-21:30 CEST

Finals on Stage

Monday 21st Jun: 20:00-21:00 CEST

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Contact and questions: dreamhack@sweclockers.com

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